South Africa tour of England, 2nd Test: England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 23-27, 1955
England won by 71 runs
Played at Lord's, London
23,24,25,27 June 1955 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
D Kenyon b Adcock 1 25 0 0
TW Graveney c †Waite b Heine 15 60 0
PBH May* c Tayfield b Heine 0 6 0 0
DCS Compton c Keith b Heine 20 0
KF Barrington b Heine 34 97 5 0
TE Bailey lbw b Goddard 13 60 0
TG Evans c †Waite b Heine 20 0
FJ Titmus lbw b Goddard 4 0
JH Wardle c Tayfield b Goddard 20 1 2
JB Statham c McLean b Goddard 0 0 0
FS Trueman not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4
  Total (all out; 54.2 overs) 133 (2.44 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PS Heine 25 7 60 5 2.40
  NAT Adcock 8 3 10 1 1.25
  TL Goddard 21.2 8 59 4 2.76
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DJ McGlew c †Evans b Statham 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
TL Goddard c †Evans b Trueman 0 4 0 0 0.00
JE Cheetham* lbw b Bailey 13 75 0
WR Endean lbw b Wardle 48 110 0
RA McLean b Statham 142 213 21 1
JHB Waite c †Evans b Trueman 8 0
HJ Keith c Titmus b Wardle 57 200 8 0
PNF Mansell c Graveney b Wardle 2 0 0
HJ Tayfield b Titmus 21 0
PS Heine st †Evans b Wardle 2 0 0
NAT Adcock not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 6, lb 1, nb 4) 11
  Total (all out; 102 overs) 304 (2.98 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JB Statham 27 9 49 2 1.81
  FS Trueman 16 2 73 2 4.56
  TE Bailey 16 2 56 1 3.50
  JH Wardle 29 10 65 4 2.24
  FJ Titmus 14 3 50 1 3.57
  England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
D Kenyon lbw b Goddard 2 0 0
TW Graveney c Heine b Goddard 60 200 5 0
PBH May* hit wicket b Heine 112 270 18 0
DCS Compton c Mansell b Goddard 69 148 11 0
KF Barrington c McLean b Tayfield 18 0
TE Bailey c Adcock b Tayfield 22 0
TG Evans c & b Tayfield 14 20 0
JH Wardle c Heine b Tayfield 4 1 0
FJ Titmus c †Waite b Adcock 16 1 0
JB Statham b Tayfield 11 0
FS Trueman not out 6 0
Extras (b 15, lb 2, nb 2) 19
  Total (all out; 149.5 overs) 353 (2.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PS Heine 29 5 87 1 3.00
  NAT Adcock 25 5 64 1 2.56
  TL Goddard 55 23 96 3 1.74
  HJ Tayfield 38.5 12 80 5 2.06
  PNF Mansell 2 0 7 0 3.50
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 183 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DJ McGlew lbw b Statham 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
TL Goddard c †Evans b Statham 10 30 0
JE Cheetham* retired hurt 3 0 0
HJ Tayfield c †Evans b Statham 3 55 0 0
WR Endean c †Evans b Statham 28 90 0
RA McLean b Statham 8 0
HJ Keith c Graveney b Statham 5 0
JHB Waite lbw b Statham 9 0
PNF Mansell c Kenyon b Wardle 16 0
PS Heine c Kenyon b Wardle 14 0
NAT Adcock not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 11, lb 3, nb 1) 15
  Total (all out; 57.4 overs) 111 (1.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JB Statham 29 12 39 7 1.34
  FS Trueman 19 2 39 0 2.05
  JH Wardle 9.4 4 18 2 1.86

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debuts - FJ Titmus (England); PS Heine (South Africa)
Umpires - F Chester and LH Gray
Close of play
  • Thu, 23 Jun - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 142/5 (RA McLean 62*, HJ Keith 0*)
  • Fri, 24 Jun - day 2 - England 2nd innings 108/1 (TW Graveney 53*, PBH May 50*)
  • Sat, 25 Jun - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 17/2 (JE Cheetham 3*, HJ Tayfield 0*)
  • Sun, 26 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 27 Jun - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 111 (57.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • JE Cheetham retired hurt at 17/2
 
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